May 23, 2014 – On Plato

My guest on this program is Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, author most recently of Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away. She received her doctorate in philosophy from Princeton University, and has written many award-winning books. She has received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, has been designated a Humanist of the Year and a Freethought Heroine, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Other books:
36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction
Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity
The Late-Summer Passion of a Woman of Mind
The Mind Body Problem
The Dark Sister